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PublishDate: Wednesday, February 22, 201215:23

2 Taliban leaders detained in southern Helmand province

In the meantime ISAF captured a Taliban facilitator during an operation in Logar province.

The operation was conducted by Afghan and International Coalition Security Forces in Nahr-e-Saraj district of southern Helmand province Khamma Press reported.

One leader coordinated improvised explosive device attacks throughout the Nahr-e Saraj district, while the second leader directed insurgent fighters and distributed weapons for use in attacks against coalition forces.

In the meantime International Security Assistance Forces captured a Taliban facilitator during an operation in Pul-e ‘Alam district, Logar province, ISAF officials said.

The officials further added, the facilitator acquired weapons for insurgent fighters in Nerkh district, Wardak province.

Taliban militants group yet to comment regarding the reports.

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